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" A hare is 50 leaps before a greyhound, and takes 4 leaps to- the greyhound's 3, but 2 of the greyhound's leaps are as much as 3 of the hare's ; how many leaps must the greyhound take to catch the hare ? Ans. 300. "
The first principles of algebra, for the use of the boys of the Royal ... - Page 91
by Admiralty - 1845
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The Mathematical Repository: Containing Analytical Solutions of Near Five ...

James Dodson - Algebra - 1775 - 356 pages
...(илQUEST. QUEJT. LXIV. A hare jo of her leaps before a greybound, takes 4 leaps to the greyhound's 3 ; but 2 of the greyhound's leaps are as much as 3 of the hare's t How many leaps mult the greyhound take to eatck tke hare? Suppofe the greyhound muft take x leaps,...
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Mathematics: Compiled from the Best Authors and Intended to be the ..., Volume 1

Mathematics - 1801 - 446 pages
...is 50 leaps before a grey hound, and takes 4 leaps to the grey hound's 3 ; but 2 of the grey hound's leaps are as much as 3 of the hare's ; how many leaps must the grey hound take to catch the hare ? Ans. 300. 20. A person at play lost -^ of his money, and then won...
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An Introduction to Algebra: With Notes and Observations: Designed for the ...

John Bonnycastle - Algebra - 1811 - 230 pages
...leaps to the' greyhound-s 3 ; but two of the greyhound-s leaps are as much as three of the hare-s ; how many leaps must the greyhound take to catch the hare ? Ans. 300. V 20. A person in play lost J of his money, and then won 5 shillings ; after which he lost ^ of what...
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A Treatise on Algebra, in Practice and Theory: With Notes and ..., Volume 1

John Bonnycastle - Algebra - 1813 - 456 pages
...greyhound, and takes 4 leaps to the greyhound's 3, but 2- of thé greyhound's leaps are as much as three1 of the hare's ; how many leaps must the greyhound >take to catch the hare? •«•* .• Ans. 300 36. It is required to divide the number 90 into four soch parts, that if the first part be increased...
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Easy Introduction to Mathematics, Volume 1

Charles Butler - 1814 - 540 pages
...shark. 29. A hare is 50 of her own leaps before a greyhound, and takes 4 leaps to the greyhound's 3 ; but 2 of the greyhound's leaps are as much as 3 of the hare's : how many leaps must each take before the hare is caught ? Let x:=the greyhound's leaps, y—the hare' t after the dos>...
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An Introduction to Algebra: With Notes and Observations : Designed for the ...

John Bonnycastle - Algebra - 1818 - 326 pages
...firit ? Ans. 20s. 31. A hare is 50 leaps before a greyhound, and takes 4 leaps to the greyhound's 3, 'but 2 of the greyhound's leaps are as much as 3 of...must the greyhound take to catch the hare ? Ans. 300 32. It is required to divide the number 90 into four such parts, that if the first part be increased...
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Elements of Geometry

Adrien Marie Legendre - Geometry - 1819 - 574 pages
...grey-hound and takes 4 leaps to the grey-hound's 3 ; but two of the grey-hound's leaps are as much as three of the hare's : how many leaps must the greyhound take to catch the hare ? Ans. 300. 57. A person bring asked his age, replied, that | of his age multiplied by Ti3 of his age would give...
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Geometrical Problems Deducible from the First Six Books of Euclid, Arranged ...

Miles Bland - Geometry - 1821 - 898 pages
...greyhound, takes 4 leaps to the greyhound's three ; but two of the greyhound's leaps arc as much as three of the hare's. How many leaps must the greyhound take to catch the hare ? Let 3x — the number of leaps the greyhound must take ; .-. 4.Z1 = the number the hare takes in...
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An Elementary Treatise on Algebra: Theoretical and Practical

James Ryan - Algebra - 1824 - 550 pages
...greyhound, takes 4 leaps to the greyhound's three ; but two of the greyhound's leaps are as much as three of the hare's. How many leaps must the greyhound take to catch the hare ? Let 3x— the number of leaps the greyhound must take; ... 41= the number the hare takes in the same...
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An Elementary Treatise on Algebra: Theoretical and Practical

James Ryan, Robert Adrain - Algebra - 1824 - 542 pages
...greyhound, tabes 4 leaps to the greyhound's three; but two of the greyhound's leaps are as much as three of the hare's. How many leaps must the greyhound take to catch the hare ? Let 3x= the number of leaps the greyhound must take ; ... 4x= the number the hare takes in the same...
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